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The Gum Thief By Douglas Coupland

The Gum Thief
by Douglas Coupland

Explores identity and truth in the unexpectedly appropriate setting of an office-supply superstore.

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The Gum Thief Summary


Roger is a middle-aged and divorced 'aisles associate' at a Staples outlet. His co-worker Bethany is facing fifty more years of shelving Post-it notes. Then Bethany discovers Roger's notebook and finds that he's writing diary entries pretending to be her - and weirdly, he's getting it right. Bethany and Roger strike up a secret correspondence, and as it unfolds so too do the characters of Roger's work-in-progress, Glove Pond, a Cheever-era novella gone horribly, horribly wrong.

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GOR000925806
The Gum Thief
Douglas Coupland
Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2008-09-01
288
0747593825
9780747593829
N/A
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